A life-long condition, lymphedema can often be successfully managed with a variety of techniques including bandaging, compression garments, light exercises, and manual decongestive therapy, It can also occur days after surgery or radiation or appear years after treatment has concluded. It is important for anyone having undergone treatment for cancer to be vigilant about any unexpected swelling in the region of their cancer.
Kim Marshall, DPT, in the Orange office is a Certified Lymphedema Specialist. Please call her with any questions or if you would like to schedule a consultation at 714.547.1140.
To learn more about the Lymphedema Program at Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation click here.